In Portslade

Don't forget to check out the calendar pages for the Monthly highlights 2024

Free after-school boardgames club 
Every Monday at 3:00pm - 4:30pm throughout the summer. Easthill Park Café is happy to provide an assortment of board games for use at the cafe, free of charge. Perfect for keeping the kids entertained in the afternoons! No sign up is required, just pop along. Facebook group for Easthill Park click here

Portslade Old Village history trail
1000 miles of history in a one mile walk. On your walk you will learn about lepers, medieval graffiti artists, war time stories and business deals that brought great wealth to the few, and lives as servants for others. Visit to get your free audio guide.

Easthill Park history trail
Discover the secrets of Easthill park. It was once home to a wealthy Victorian family, with servants and gardners.  The scene of a tragic incident during WWII., and a devastating storm in 1987, the park has had an eventful past. Click here for your free audio guide.

Mile Oak Farm.
A family run farm, covering 1200 acres. Come visit the donkey, goats, chickens and ducks. Free admission. Cafe sells sandwiches, full breakfast and drinks. Farm shop sells a range of local projects. Mile Oak Road Portslade BN41 2RF click here
Benfield Valley Trust
Benfield Valley Project seeks to preserve and protect our local wildlife and improve the local community’s connection to the green spaces throughout the Benfield Valley. ​ They organise community events and initiatives which ensure that the beauty and ecological value of Benfield Valley is highlighted and safeguarded for generations to come. 
Click here for more details.

Bug conservation
Buglife - Saving the small things that run the planet. Help Buglife save the planet. Find out more about bugs, insects and invertebrates on their website by clicking here 

Boulder Brighton
Rock climbing without the hassle of ropes and harnesses, packed with fun, fitness and friends. The indoor centre is ideal for complete beginners to experienced climbers. For kids 7+ to adults click here

Sussex Self Defence are teaching parents and kids about the dangers of knife crime and what you can do when running isn't an option. They teach awareness, de-escalation, avoidance and disarming. Any idiot can carry a knife, would you know what to do? If the answer is no then the kid's club is every Thursday 5-6pm at Portslade Baptist Church followed by adult's/mixed 6-7pm. A friendly family run club. Drop them off or stay for a free coffee and chat. For Facebook page click here or email for more information to

Family Activities

Portslade history day

Sept 7th 2024 - Free entry

Activities over the Portslade border


Hove Museum and Art Gallery. 19 New Church Road, Hove, BN3 4AB A calendar full of changing activities & exhibitions  click here


Artists Open Houses festival, where you can view an array of work from contemporary and original local artists and makers in their homes. As well as meeting the artists you can purchase artwork and crafts directly from them. May festival 2024:  Weekends, 4th – 27th May. Coming soon; for a map and guide to participating artists & addresses across Brighton and Hove go to


Brighton Footgolf

Hangleton Ln, Hove BN3 8EB

Footgolf is an urban fusion combining the more traditional game of golf with a football-flavoured twist. Played on the former West Hove golf course , the aim is to kick the ball into an oversized hole. Click here for more details. 


Booth museum. 194 Dyke Road, Brighton, BN1 5AA. Our natural world on display. click here for website and events details


Shoreham Airport museum and tours

Delve into the fascinating past of the UK’s oldest airport with a guided tour. Put on by the volunteers at the airport museum these tours take you around the site, showing the Grade II listed terminal building and hangar and the runways.These tours take place during normal opening times and last around one hour. Click here for details

Hangleton Link walk on the old railway

A 8.4-km out-and-back trail, with its start and end in Hangleton. Generally considered a moderately challenging route, it takes an average of 2 h 19 min to complete. This is a popular trail for hiking, mountain biking, and running, but you can still enjoy some solitude during quieter times of day. Click here for details


The Children's Parade 2024 in Brighton. Saturday 4th May 2024

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